The Presentation of the Year Award (previously part of the Paper of the Year Award) recognises the best presentation at the Water New Zealand's Annual Conference.
Each eligible paper is marked against following five criteria:
- Visual aids - clarity, legibility, catches interest.
- Delivery - title, introduction, etc, logical flow.
- Answering questions - confidence, completeness of answers and audience response
- Content & actual content presented
The best presentation award winner received a cash prize and a framed certificate.
Water New Zealand thanks Hynds for its generous sponsorship of this award since 2002.
Water New Zealand thanks the Conference Technical Committee for its commitment and dedication in marking the papers.
Katrina Bukauskas, Andrew Koolhof, P Kim and M King - Small-scale wastewater treatment technologies for challenging environments
Past Recipients of the Award
|2017||Katrina Bukauskas, Andrew Koolhof, P Kim and M King|
|2016||Bram Beuger and Jess Daly|
|2015||Martin Neale, Golder||Re-Engineering Urban Streams: The Effects of Daylighting on Stream Ecology|
|2014||John Monro, Interflow Pty Ltd||Design of Liners for Deteriorated Sewers - Latest Research to Make it More Efficient|
|2013||Ian Rabbits, Nicky Smallberger and Mike Charteris||Conquering Extreme Turbidity|
|2012||Peter Browne||Overcoming Rotorua Lakes Ecological Challenges|
|2011||Paul Webber et all||Addressing the Environmental Effects of Mining on the Ngakawau River|
|2010||Chris Nokes, Catherine Moore, Barry Loe, Murray Close, Liping Pang, Viv Smith and Susie Osbaldiston||Keeping Waters apart New Separation distance guideline for onsite wastewater systems and wells|
|2009||Kerry Newnham||Using a markov model to estimate pipe detoriation|
|2008||Megan Devane, Brent Gilpin, Beth Robson, Fariba Nourozi and David Wood||Decision analysis trees for identification of faecal sources in water|
|2007||Tracey Freeman & Garry Macdonald from CH2M Beca||Buffer distances for odour producing infrastructure assets Planning for the future in Australia and New Zealand|
|2006||Matthew Sheppard, Peter Baudish and Gary Boot||Biological removal of manganese in a community water supply|
|2005||Deborah Pedly and A Davies of Watercare and P Roan from Tonkin & Taylor||Large Scale Watermain Flushing|
|2004||Garry Macdonald, Stephen Priestley and David Papps all from Beca Companies.||Project Manukau decommissioning and restoring Mangere Oxidation Ponds to Manukau Harbour|
|2003||Gene Browne of Kingett Mitchell and Associates||Controlling nuisance flies: An old problem with recent solutions|
|2002||Brent Gilpin, Marion Savill of ESR; Robert van Duvenboden of Akld RC; L Franks of Manukau CC and T James of West Coast RC||The identification of human faecal contamination in river waters using new chemical and molecular microbial indicators|
|2001||Jonathan Coakely of Ministry for the Environment||Practical Tools for the Management of hazardous waste|
|2000||Peter Browne of URS New Zealand Ltd||Small community and institutional wastewater treatment and disposal|
|1999||Louis Schipper and Maja Vojvodic-Vukovic of Landcare Research||Denitrification Walls: A practical approach for removing nitrate from shallow groundwater|
|1998||Graham McBride of NIWA; Desmond Till, Consultant and Clare Salmond of the Wellington School of Medicine||National study of health effects of marine bathing and implications for new guidelines|
|1997||G Ionas, JJ Learmonth, SD Herd, EA Keys and TJ Brown from the Dept. of Microbiology and Genetics at Massey University||What is Cryptosporidium? Is it found in New Zealand Waters: Can we improve current methods of detection?|
|1995||Tracy Freeman of Beca Steven & Shiu Singh Wiremakers Ltd||Manufacture of chlorinated copperas adding value to by-products|
|1994||Bill Vant of NIWA and Mike Larcombe of Bioresearches||What wastewater nutrient load should Manukau Harbour take?|
|1993||Garry Macdonald of Beca Steven, Auckland||A regional Wastewater scheme for Hawkes Bay|
|1992||D & D McAven of Prebbleton||Pollution, a personal perspective from Prebbleton|
|1991||K Mackie of FRI Rotorua||Assessing the impacts of the Forest Industries on the Upper Waikato River: A report on a collaborative public good programme|
|1990||M Larcombe of Bioresearches Auckland||Marine disposal of sewage into the Bay of Plenty: How much more or how much longer?|
|1989||G Bedford, J Whittaker & A Wilson of New Plymouth City Council||An innovation sludge treatment process|
|1988||CBM Duncan, Consulting Engineer of Auckland||Land treatment and disposal of municipal wastewater on the Coromandel Peninsula|
|1987||JC Rutherford and RD Pridmore of DSIR Water Quality Centre, Hamilton||The significance of phosphorus and nitrogen in the management of Lake Rotorua|
|1986||DJ Orbell of Fielding Borough Council||Trials and tribulations associated with the treatment of waste discharges from a corn processing plant|
|1985||MJ Noonan of Lincoln University||Sources and sinks of faecal coliform bacteria in a river system|